Many events occur in Monaco throughout the year which always attract thousands of tourists. It is one of the Mediterranean’s popular yacht charter destinations and for good reason. This tiny Principality has plenty of excellent restaurants and bars, wonderful shopping, dynamic events and a fabulous climate.

Year round, any yacht charter guest can step ashore and enjoy a plethora of interesting Monaco events. Such events range from classical music concerts to sporting events and prestigious yachting shows.

This summer, see what all the hype is about.

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Monaco Events that are Unmissable

Here are some of 212 Yacht’s picks for Monaco events not to miss when on your Mediterranean yacht charter:

1. Top Marques Monaco

Starting off just before summer officially begins we have Top Marques. If amazing vintage cars are your thing, then this should be put in your diary now.  Each year, the top luxury brands descend on the Grimaldi Forum Monaco for 4-days of premium showcases.

Top Marques Monaco is a dynamic event with luxury brands including cars, watches, jewellery and boats

More than 45,000 visitors attended Top Marques Monaco 2017 in April. Here, technology, innovation and the best of luxury products merged for an exclusive exhibition. This incorporated supercars, watches, jewels and super-boats. Click here for all the information on this years dates!

2. Monaco Events: F1 Grand Prix

Monaco F1 Grand Prix remains one of the pinnacle events on the social calendar in Monaco. Chartering a private yacht while watching the race action beside the famous circuit will ensure an unforgettable experience!

Held in late May annually, this international showcase for the F1 tour is a prestigious event with all the glamour of quayside parties, celebrity sightings and fast-paced action.

Book your Monaco Grand Prix yacht charter with 212 Yachts as far in advance as possible so you can secure the best berths.

Chartering a yacht for Monaco Grand Prix is a one-of-a-kind experience!

3. Monte-Carlo Sporting Summer Festival

Held annually, the summer nights are enlivened by fabulous concerts by international recording artists and world-class shows as part of the Monte-Carlo Sporting Summer Festival.

In 2017, the acts include Kool and the Gang, Joss Stone, Michael Bolton and Andrea Bocelli who will perform at beautiful venues including Opéra Garnier Monte-Carlo and Salle des Étoiles.

Don’t miss your chance to hear some of the biggest stars of classical music, rock and variety!

4. The Forbidden City in Monaco : Imperial Court Life in China exhibition

In 2001, Grimaldi Forum Monaco honoured the ‘China of the First Emperor’ with an absolutely unforgettable exhibition. This summer, the focus will be on the last imperial Chinese dynasty (1644–1911).

The Forbidden City is one of the most impressive palace complexes. As well as this it is one of the world’s most popular tourist venues. Annually, more than 10 million visit. Now both a palace and a museum, it became the cradle of power for the Manchu dynasty for almost three centuries.

The exhibition in Monaco is an exceptional chance to view some 200 remarkable exhibits. These are from the former palace of the emperors and loans from major European and American collections.

'The Forbidden City in Monaco : Imperial Court Life in China' exhibition event is a rare chance to see items from the last Chinese imperial dynasty of the Qing Emperors (1644-1911)

5. Monaco Events Yacht Show

Each September, Port Hercules plays host to the world’s biggest international yachting exhibition, the Monaco Yacht Show. The show is a unique opportunity to see over 120 of the world’s most spectacular superyachts, debuting at the show.

During the 4 days of the show, attendees can enjoy numerous events. These include sumptuous cocktail soirées, luxury product launches and glittering parties. These events are all set in the heart of Port Hercules with easy access to Monaco’s finest nightlife and shopping.

Monaco Yacht Show is a leading event with over 120 of the world's largest superyachts on display

6. Monte Carlo Opera & Ballet

Monaco is well known for prestige and glamour but there is more to this yacht charter destination than meets the eye. Monaco is a place of culture with an excellent symphony orchestra, outstanding opera and ballet companies and first-class theatre productions.

The Monte-Carlo Opera housed in the legendary Salle Garnier welcomes classic and contemporary opera This is under the High Patronage of S.A.S Prince Albert II. The beautiful interpretations from the Compagnie des Ballets de Monte-Carlo offer stunning performances under the Presidency of H.R.H Princess of Hanover.

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Jenny Caird, originally from Ireland, is the founder and CEO of 212 Yachts (and charter expert), applying her passion for customer service, with incredible client satisfaction, to create an ambitious, highly reputable and respected business. Whatever your query is, Jenny offers solutions with a smile. With her motivation and dedication to ensuring the yacht owners and clients 212 Yachts work with are 'wowed', Jenny and her team add the extra degree in yachting.

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